Events for November 26, 2013
June 25, 2011 - December 7, 2014
This exhibition features more than 20 sets of large-format images that showcase the wide range of research being conducted at the Museum as well as how various optical tools are used in scientific studies.
Through January 5, 2014
Whales: Giants of the Deep brings visitors closer than ever to some of the mightiest, most massive, and mysterious mammals on Earth.
© Brandon Cole, Romeo/V&W, SeaPics.com
Thursday, October 17, 2013−Sunday, January 12, 2014
For a limited time, see modern Zuni paintings depicting ancestral sites throughout the Colorado Plateau.
Through September 13, 2015
Free With Museum Admission
Inspired by the 2012 book Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, this exhibition will include reproductions from more than 20 rare and beautifully illustrated scientific works, dating from the 16th to the early 20th century.
Through Sunday, August 10, 2014
This striking new special exhibition explores both the biological basics of poison and the ways in which people have confronted its paradoxical perils and potential.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Lectures and Talks
Comet ISON will come within just 750,000 miles of the Sun’s surface on Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 28. It might even become bright enough to be seen from Earth even in the daytime, and may go on to have a dazzling showing in December 2013, as you’ll learn in this talk by Joe Rao.